Marie Perriard

Senior Director, Global Brand & Digital
Sustainable Brands

Marie is a marketing and brand strategist dedicated to fresh insights, authentic messaging and measureable results in sustainability. Her professional experience spans over 15 years working in the advertising, marketing and design industry in both Chicago and San Francisco, including several years engaged in corporate identity development and brand strategy at Landor Associates. She has consulted with several well known brands including Bank of America, Visa International, Wells Fargo Bank, Supercuts, Hyundai Motor America, KB Home Corporation, Kaiser Permanente and H&R Block as well as several mission-driven start-ups and software ventures. Her work has focused on creating compelling and innovative brand and marketing platforms, new product development, and engaging franchisees and multiple stakeholders in the retail environment.

Passionate about social responsibility, ecological awareness and systems thinking, she recently completed her MBA in Sustainable Management at Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco. She believes business has the power to lead and create change toward a sustainable future and is dedicated to inspiring others to "see the world... differently."

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The Arbor Day Foundation Partners with General Motors, Procter & Gamble and Sustainable Brands on Tree Planting to Beautify Detroit Park
The Arbor Day Foundation Partners with General Motors, Procter & Gamble and Sustainable Brands on Tree Planting to Beautify Detroit Park

Press Release / Detroit, MI (May 2, 2017) – The Arbor Day Foundation in partnership with General Motors, Procter & Gamble and Sustainable Brands are planting 40 trees at the Greening of Detroit Park in honor of Elizabeth Gordon Sachs at 1463 East Jefferson Street on May 22. The tree planting will be done by volunteers attending the 2017 Sustainable Brands Conference -- SB'17 Detroit -- which is being held in Downtown Detroit May 22-25, 2017. The new trees are part of the City of Detroit's efforts to reforest city parks and restore the tree canopy throughout Detroit.  - 1 year ago

Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Program for SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Program for SB’17 Detroit

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2017 –  Sustainable Brands® recently announced full program details for SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25 at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The conference will convene more than 2,000 senior executives, top brand strategists and leading sustainability practitioners to discover how brands can position themselves for success against a backdrop of changing societal needs.  - 1 year ago

Urban Farm to Convert Blighted Home into Cistern and Outdoor Community Space
Urban Farm to Convert Blighted Home into Cistern and Outdoor Community Space

Press Release / DETROIT – The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) continues to innovate to uplift its North End Detroit neighborhood with agricultural concepts that transform blighted properties and vacant land into useful community assets. The all-volunteer organization will debut a new recreational space and water harvesting cistern this summer, thanks to grants and material donations from Garnier®, TerraCycle®, and Target Corporation. - 1 year ago

Sustainable Brands Seeks Entrepreneurs for Startup Business Competition
Sustainable Brands Seeks Entrepreneurs for Startup Business Competition

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® recently opened submissions for its internationally recognized startup business competition Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO). Co-sponsored by Whirlpool, and judging platform YouNoodle, the competition will culminate at SB’17 Detroit, May 22-25, with venture finalists presenting their early operational plans to business leaders and investors in the Sustainable Brands community. - 2 years ago

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BorgWarner Helps Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for ‘Urban Agrihood’ in Detroit
BorgWarner Helps Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for ‘Urban Agrihood’ in Detroit

Press Release / Auburn Hills, Michigan, February 21, 2017 – BorgWarner helped launch the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative’s (MUFI’s) crowdfunding effort today with a $10,000 donation to support America’s first sustainable urban argihood in Detroit’s North End. If the $50,000 funding goal is met by April 2, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) will provide a matching grant with funds from MEDC’S Public Spaces Community Places program. - 2 years ago

Leading By Example: Sustainable Brands Partners With South Pole Group to Power Next Generation of Events With Renewable Energy
Leading By Example: Sustainable Brands Partners With South Pole Group to Power Next Generation of Events With Renewable Energy

Press Release / Zurich, Switzerland, and San Francisco, United States, 14 February, 2017 - The momentum in renewable energy has accelerated and made the transition to a low-carbon economy more inevitable. As more organizations set targets of growing the share of renewable energy in their consumption, being able to trace the origin of energy and the impacts of renewable energy procurement has never been more important. - 2 years ago

Sustainable Brands Community Ignites Discourse around the ‘Good Life’
Sustainable Brands Community Ignites Discourse around the ‘Good Life’

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, January 25, 2017 – The Sustainable Brands® community will launch its largest global initiative to date at SB’17 Detroit, May 22-25, 2017. This marks the beginning of a 3-year journey among global business and brand leaders who are working together to create a new collective and locally relevant vision of what the ‘Good Life’ means for a healthy individual, family, community, city, country and planet. The initiative is designed to build a productive partnership between brands and consumers to help shift the world toward a healthier economy and a sustainably flourishing future. - 2 years ago

Sustainable Brands Welcomes Senior Director to Corporate Membership Team
Sustainable Brands Welcomes Senior Director to Corporate Membership Team

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, January 5, 2017 - Sustainable Brands® announced today that Darren Beck has joined the company’s leadership team as Senior Director of Corporate Membership to further develop and enhance the growing SB Corporate Member Network. Darren comes with a wealth of experience in sustainability, CSR and social impact, having spent 15 years with Sprint, most recently as the Director of Environmental Initiatives. Darren currently serves on the Advisory Board for StartupNectar, an incubator and accelerator that works with early-stage, biomimicry-based ventures, and was previously the Board President of the Wildwood Outdoor Education Center, an organization that connects at-risk, urban youth with nature. - 2 years ago

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Sustainable Brands Opens Registration for SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Opens Registration for SB’17 Detroit

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, December 22, 2016 - Sustainable Brands® opened early bird registration for its notable US conference: SB’17 Detroit. Best-available pricing for All Event Passes ends January 5th, 2017. The event will be held at Detroit’s world-class Cobo Center convention facility, May 22-25, 2017. More than 2,500 global brand leaders and sustainability professionals are expected to attend and contribute their expertise to a crucial conversation on advancing brand value through sustainability-led innovation.  - 2 years ago

Business Leaders Propel Sustainable Urban Agrihood in Detroit
Business Leaders Propel Sustainable Urban Agrihood in Detroit

Press Release / Watch the Video Here. SAN FRANCISCO, November 30, 2016 - Sustainable Brands® joins forces with the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) and BASF to debut a mixed-use urban agriculture development project today. A new Community Resource Center in Detroit’s lower North End is the result of business leaders in the Sustainable Brands community collaborating to redefine growth and development models in urban communities. - 2 years ago

Sustainable Brands Announces Newest Members of its Advisory Board
Sustainable Brands Announces Newest Members of its Advisory Board

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, November 16, 2016 - Sustainable Brands® announces 5 new members of its global Advisory Board. In total, 43 sustainability and brand leaders from diverse industry sectors represent the Sustainable Brands Advisory Board. “We are honored to have a dedicated Advisory Board that not only embraces the spirit of our community, but also embodies our promise to deliver brand value creation through sustainability at scale,” states KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, founder of Sustainable Brands. “Each and every one of them brings talent, expertise and energy to the table as we work together to shift the world towards a sustainable economy.” - 2 years ago

Experts Gather to Discuss Financial Benefits of Sustainability at New Metrics ‘16
Experts Gather to Discuss Financial Benefits of Sustainability at New Metrics ‘16

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, November 14, 2016 – Members of the Sustainable Brands® community gather in Boston, MA to kick off the 6th annual New Metrics conference. Nearly 300 global senior executives across diverse sectors are convening today through Nov 16th to unveil cutting-edge corporate practices that measure and quantify environmental and social impacts and tie them to financial and business value. Conversations are focusing on Corporate Strategy & Operations, Customer Insights & Engagement, Investor Trends & Relations, as well as Supply Chain Impact & Management. - 2 years ago

Sustainable Brands Releases Full Program for Annual New Metrics Conference
Sustainable Brands Releases Full Program for Annual New Metrics Conference

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, October 7, 2016 – Sustainable Brands® recently announced the full program for New Metrics’16, scheduled for November 14-16 in Boston, MA. Drawing together over 400 global business leaders, the conference will focus on the emerging methods for identifying, measuring, and quantifying new forms of business risk and value, as well as include strategies for communicating the impact of that value to stakeholders.  - 2 years ago

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Sustainable Brands and RILA Announce Conference Partnership
Sustainable Brands and RILA Announce Conference Partnership

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, October 4, 2016 – Sustainable Brands® recently announced a strategic partnership with Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). RILA will merge its sustainability-focused conference with Sustainable Brands to produce a dedicated program track at SB’17 Detroit focused on sustainability-led innovation in the retail sector. - 2 years ago

Sustainable Brands Allures Global Brand Innovation Leaders to Copenhagen Conference
Sustainable Brands Allures Global Brand Innovation Leaders to Copenhagen Conference

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, September 26, 2016 – Sustainable Brands® pan-European conference SB’16 Copenhagen begins today at the Radisson Blu Scandinavian Hotel in Copenhagen. Nearly 450 business executives across diverse industry sectors and from 20+ countries are convening today to collaborate on how companies are developing real tools, techniques, methods and models for embedding purpose into the core of a brand and finding business success. - 2 years ago

Sustainable Brands selects Refresh Agency as Communications Partner for SB'16 Copenhagen
Sustainable Brands selects Refresh Agency as Communications Partner for SB'16 Copenhagen

Press Release / Copenhagen, Denmark August 19, 2016 -- The Sustainable Brands® Global Conference Network will convene for the first time in Copenhagen, Denmark this September at the SB’16 Copenhagen conference. During the conference, Northern European and global companies will come together to network and share best practices for sustainability, environmental awareness, socially conscious innovation and corporate governance as drivers for value creation and growth. - 2 years ago

HealRWorld, Sustainable Brands, Geometry Global & PVBLIC Foundation Unite to Rally Global Businesses and Consumers in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals Adopted at the United Nations last September
HealRWorld, Sustainable Brands, Geometry Global  & PVBLIC Foundation Unite to Rally Global Businesses and Consumers in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals Adopted at the United Nations last September

Press Release / SustainRWorld Day, which launches September 8th at the United Nations, is an initiative intended to rally the private sector to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by inspiring a movement to make every day SustainRWorld Day and celebrate our measurable progress each year. - 2 years ago

Sustainable Brands to Host Breakthrough Research Shaping 21st Century Business Models
Sustainable Brands to Host Breakthrough Research Shaping 21st Century Business Models

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, August 23, 2016 –A series of research studies and breakthrough innovations focused on the intersection of business and purpose will launch at SB’16 Copenhagen. The Sustainable Brands® community will gather in Northern Europe at the Radisson Blu Scandinavian Hotel in Copenhagen on September 26-28th to host these emerging insights and collaborate on how companies are developing real tools, techniques, methods and models for embedding purpose into the core of a brand and finding business success. - 2 years ago

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Sustainable Brands Spotlights SB’16 Copenhagen Program
Sustainable Brands Spotlights SB’16 Copenhagen Program

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2016 – Sustainable Brands® spotlights SB’16 Copenhagen this week as the Northern European business community prepares to gather at the Radisson Blu Scandinavian Hotel in Copenhagen on September 26-28th to collaborate on how sustainability-led innovation can be an essential driver of business success and value creation. - 2 years ago

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